Grand Opening Celebration Schedule
Sunday 27 March
Join students and alumni for a conversation featuring Juan de Pablo, executive vice president for science, innovation, national laboratories, and global initiatives at the University of Chicago. University College London professor John Morton and Chicago Booth deputy dean Starr Marcello, AM '04, MBA '17, will introduce and moderate the conversation. Following the program, a guided art tour and reception will be held. The art tour will feature Tate’s Materials and Objects display, which looks at the inventive ways in which artists around the world use diverse materials.
Tate Modern, East Room
Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Check in and explore the campus building ahead of the panel discussion.
Paul Alivisatos, AB '81, president of the University of Chicago, Madhav Rajan, dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting at Chicago Booth, and Rajesh Agrawal, deputy mayor of London for business, will deliver opening remarks. Then, hear from Chicago Booth and University of Chicago deans, faculty, and notable alumni as they discuss Booth's commitment to global leadership, creating the next generation of leaders, investing in the future of business in London and EMEA, and the significance of the new campus location in the heart of London's business community. The panel will be moderated by Randall S. Kroszner, deputy dean for Executive Programs and the Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics.
- David Booth, '71, Founder and Executive Chairman, Dimensional Fund Advisors; Council Member, Chicago Booth; and Board of Trustees Member, University of Chicago
- Derek R. B. Douglas, Vice President for Civic Engagement and External Affairs, University of Chicago
- Caroline Grossman, '03, Executive Director, Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation and Adjunct Associate Professor of Strategy, Chicago Booth
Join us for a networking reception and self-guided tours of the campus building and its impressive art collection.